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EP 6 | Melissa Tan - On Resilience, Timing and Zero-Waste Living

By Derek Toh

“The light was getting dimmer and dimmer and I was getting older. I got rejected each time but I still throw my name in the hat every year.” --- Melissa TanIn this podcast episode, Melissa shares her transition from corporate companies to the entertainment industry. She shares her story and what it was like competing in Asia’s Next Top Model. Melissa talks about zero-waste living and shares some tips on how you can start reducing and recycling waste. To check out Melissa’s blog and Instagram (as discussed in the podcast), here are the links:https://heymelissatan.com/https://www.instagram.com/melissatanlh/https://www.instagram.com/thegreenguerrilla.asia/ Melissa Tan (@melissatanlh) is a passionate Eco-Warrior who advocates for Sustainable Living and #zerowaste habits for everyone. She forms part of The Green Guerrilla (@thegreenguerrilla.asia); a green collective in Malaysia that celebrates and shares sustainable ways of living. She worked with Greenpeace for the Rainbow Warrior Ship’s Southeast Asia tour and is a long-standing volunteer with PAWS Animal Welfare Society. She writes about zero-waste living and other areas of sustainability on her website, heymelissatan.comShe made her debut in the entertainment industry participating on Asia’s Next Top Model Cycle 3. Since then, she has been featured in commercials magazines, and catwalks in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. She hosts various programs from sports to tech and was most recently on The Apartment Season 7. If you enjoy the podcast, do leave us feedback on Apple Podcasts/ iTunes! It will help us understand our listeners better and help convince high profile guests to join us on the show.Follow our host, Derek Toh:Instagram: instagram.com/derektohcLinkedin: linkedin.com/in/derektoh

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